Largest banana company

The produce companies Chiquita Brands (an American company) and Fyffes (an Irish company) recently announced that they will merge to form the company ChiquitaFyffes before the end of this year. This merger would create the world’s largest banana company.

 

Chiquita is famous for its bananas, pineapples, and packaged salads and Fyffes for its tropical produce. Together they will operate in over 70 countries. The companies estimate that together they will sell about 16 billion bananas every year.

Image Credits: www.chiquita.com and  http://www.fyffes.com for their logos

Sources: http://www.chiquita.com/, http://www.fyffes.com/, http://www.bananalink.org.uk/,  http://www.theguardian.com/